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Question: We’re billing for a second surgeon who did light work on a procedure. What’s the difference between 80 (Assistant surgeon) and 81 (Minimum assistant surgeon)? ... More
In perhaps another sign of the growth in services furnished by non-physician practitioners, the SSA is being asked to give equal weight to the medical findings of NPPs when determining whether a pe... More
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Question: We’re billing for a second surgeon who did light work on a procedure. What’s the difference between 80 (Assistant surgeon) and 81 (Minimum assistant surgeon)? ... More
In perhaps another sign of the growth in services furnished by non-physician practitioners, the SSA is being asked to give equal weight to the medical findings of NPPs when determining whether a pe... More
If providers at your practice implant neurostimulator electrode arrays, you could be in for a financial windfall in 2018. But if you perform a lot of allergy scratch tests, you’ll likely take a ... More
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This sample template for immediate post-op notes is courtesy of Pikeville (Ky.) Medical Center. Pikeville leadership requires physicians to complete this form before the patient goes to the next level of care unless accompanied by the practitioner who did the procedure. Full post-operative reports should be completed according to hospital policy.
Click the "Download file" link to access an annual wellness visit (AWV) form updated for 2016 with new screenings.

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